Made by the Ladish Forging Company in the 1960s, this industrial film shows the company's forging process and the contributions the company made to developing pressure vessels for use on board U.S. missiles and rockets. The die-forged closures with integral outlets, with a body of rolled seamless rings, produced a highly dependable missile body. Ladish remains a leading producer of highly engineered, technically advanced components for the jet engine, aerospace and general industrial... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage
This silent film shows an early production Polaris missile, possibly the prototype, being placed onto a transport cradle.The Polaris missile was a two-stage Solid-fuel rocket nuclear-armed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) built during the Cold War by Lockheed Corporation of California for the United States Navy.It was designed to be used for second strike countervalue (CEP not good enough for first strike counterforce) as part of the Navy's contribution to the United States arsenal... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Stock Footage, Polaris Missile, Lockheed, SLBM
This 1930s German silent educational film shows the process by which iron ore is refined in a smelter. Iron ore is a mineral substance which, when heated in the presence of a reductant, will yield metallic iron (Fe). It almost always consists of iron oxides, the primary forms of which are magnetite (Fe3O4) and hematite (Fe2O3). Iron ore is the source of primary iron for the world's iron and steel industries.Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted.... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Stock Footage, iron, ore, Film
Made during the time of Hitler's Third Reich, this silent educational film (made to have a script read over it while it played) shows the varying borders of Western Germany during the period 1871- 1935, including after the Treaty of Versailles in 1918. Doubtless part of the idea and motivation behind this film was to demonstrate to the German people that many "Germanic peoples" were living in other parts of Europe nearby, and that Germany deserved to be a bigger state than it was... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Germany
This U.S. Air Force film dates to the beginnings of the service branch, and shows the various styles of uniforms designed for women airmen, including overcoats, hats, duty shirt, etc. It also shows uniforms for nurses, women's medical specialists, WACs, flight nurses, and enlisted. When the U.S. Air Force first became a fully separate branch in 1947 personnel continued to wear uniforms nearly identical to the U.S. Army. The first Air Force-specific blue dress uniform, introduced in 1949,... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Uniform, Fashion, WAC's
One of a group of films made by General Motors for the purposes of driver's education. the "We Drivers" series dates back to at least the 1940s. This particular film shows the freeways of Houston, Texas in the late 1960s or early 1970s. The film uses the relatively new technology of the traffic helicopter to provide a new perspective on highway safety, showing how maneuvers in traffic on the beltways can cause accidents. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, Traffic
This silent film footage comes from a U.S. Navy fighter aircraft in the Pacific Theater in WWII. It was shot by a 16mm "gun camera" linked to the aircraft's guns, to record the pilot's attacks. It would have been reviewed by intelligence and the pilot's commander, to both verify hits on enemy targets and assess gunnery skills. Visible in the footage at the 12 second mark, is a beach with Japanese emplacements. White dots seen below are likely flak tracer being shot at the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Footage, United States Navy, Strafing, World War II, War, Gun Camera
Made in 1955 by the Association of American Railroads, BIG TRAINS ROLLING examines how the US railroads keep the economy growing by providing transportation and employment. Features trains from many different railroads including Southern Pacific, Santa Fe & Western Maryland.A highly patriotic film, the film is educational in tone and follows two children as they make a cross-country trip on the Southern Pacific Daylight beginning at Los Angeles' Union Station. Scenes in the train include... Topics: Stock Footage, Stock Footage, Rail transport, Film, Los Angeles Union Station, Southern Pacific...
This WWII newsreel features several wonderful segments. First, actress Veronica Lake is shown getting her famous hairstyle reconfigured in such a way that it would be safe, should she take on the kind of job that many "Rosie the Riveter" female workers took during the war. Safety caps are seen used by women war workers at the 1:53 mark. Industrial fashions are the "new" fashion. At the 2:25 mark an animated sequence, clearly also aimed at war workers, shows how... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Veronica Lake, Footage, Rosie The Riveter, World War II
This U.S. Navy historic film BOMB SQUAD USN is about the daily life and training that members of the Navy Bomb Squad undergo in preparation for the dangerous work of locating and disarming explosive devices throughout the shore line waters of the United States. At the start of the film, a shrimp boat finds a torpedo and calls the Coast Guard for assistance who then calls the Navy off the coast of Key West. Explosive Ordinance Disposal team (EOD) is dispatched to deal with the unknown... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Footage, Bomb, Bomb Squad, Bomb Disposal, Torpedo, EOD, Key West
Directed by Ramsay Short and Michael Orrom, with cinematography by the incredible Winton Hoch, "A Light In Nature" is a 1960 film about science created by the Shell Oil Corporation. The film shows scientific research and the creative process of discovery in probing radioactivity, astronomy, materials science, geology, biophysics, oceanography, the discovery of DNA, etc. This production was made to coincide with the Tercentenary of the Royal Society as a tribute to the scientific... Topics: Film, Science, DNA, Physicist, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
Created with footage shot by the U.S. Army Signal Corps, CAMPS OF THE DEAD is a graphic newsreel that shows concentration camps as they appeared to the liberating Allied armies in 1945. Full of horrifying images that vividly show the atrocious, baseless, inhuman and revoltingly vile nature of the Nazi death camps, it is hard to even begin to describe the images herein. The idea that anyone would even consider denying the existence of the Holocaust, after viewing images such as these, is... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Nazi Concentration, Documentary, The Holocaust
Made in the 1930s, this silent travelogue shows the city of Peiping, now known as Beijing, China. The film is rich in imagery, featuring shots of palaces, rickshaws, donkey carts, and the industrious people of pre-WWII China. To appeal to an American audience, the film contains shots of American sailors from the Asiatic Fleet on holiday in the city. At the 1:08 mark, a shopping district is shown, with modern trolley cars zipping down city streets and a steam locomotive chugging past... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, China, Beijing, Travelogue, Film
Directed by Leon Schauder for the Gaumont-British Instructional company in 1940, "Shipbuilders" shows the operation of a shipyard and the building and launching of merchant vessels from keel to smokestack. A shipwright named Charlie Brown is interviewed in the course of the film, and the riveting and shaping of steel for the hull of a merchant vessel is shown. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Shipbuilding, Merchant Vessel, Steel, Steel Industry
This U.S. Navy recruiting film from the 1970s, NUCLEAR NAVY, shows some of the Navy's nuclear powered aircraft carriers including USS Nimitz (CVN-68), the USS South Carolina (CGN-37). Training is shown at Newport, Rhode Island, and the film contains a great montage that shows some of the enormous course load and academic rigor in the nuclear program. The Naval Post Graduate School at Monterey is seen at the 6:55 mark. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Nuclear Power, Newport, USS Nimitz
Made by Australia's National Film Board in 1951, "North to the Sun" shows a tourist view of Far North Queensland. It investigates what underpins the tropical north and discovers it is more than just a holiday destination. It is a place where jungle has given way to the cultivation of sugar cane and tobacco, and where prosperous communities of Australians have proved that the Australian tropics are a pleasant place to live in and that industry is generously rewarded there. Produced... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Australia, Travel Literature, Tobacco, Queensland, Cairns
Made in the late 1930s, this travelogue of Panama shows some of the ruins of the early colonization of the nation, as well as the modern Panama Canal -- the "Gateway to the Pacific". The film contains footage of the construction of the canal and the "mammoth task" that joined two oceans. There is terrific footage of steam shovels, steam engines and railroad trains, and construction personnel. The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi) ship... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Panama Canal Zone, Locks, U.S. Navy
Dating to the 1930s, this Castle Films newsreel travelogue showcases Bali, Indonesia. The film includes shots of native customs, including market day, farming, and women -- topless and unashamed -- carrying large burdens on their heads. Betel nuts are shown being sold, cockfights are shown (3:30 mark), as well as native handicrafts including pottery. Religious ceremonies are shown at the 5:50 mark, and dancing and play acting at the 7 minute mark. Bali is an island and province of... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage, Indonesia, Dutch East Indies
Made by the Walt Disney Company for the Office of Inter-American Affairs' Health for the Americas organization in 1944, INSECTS AS CARRIERS OF DISEASE promotes sanitary standards and provides an education in basic disease theory. The cartoon presents "Charlie" who lives in a house infested with lice, mosquitoes and flies, an eventually pays the ultimate price for tolerating these "visitors", by dying of Typhus. While this version of the film is in English, versions were... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Walt Disney, Mosquito, Sanitation
Released by Eastman Kodak as part of their Classroom Film series in the 1930s, this movie shows the people of Yugoslavia. It includes images of village life with farmers taking care of routines, women baking bread, dairy products being made, vegetables and flowers being planted and grown, pigs and other farm animals being raised, and more. A "modern farm" appears around the 6 minute mark with steam-driven harvesting machinery. The film also shows textiles being made, a school,... Topics: Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Silent Film, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
These silent home movies were shot by an American serviceman during the Korean War. Scenes include camp life in tents with lots of mud present, calisthenics in underwear (2:30), and more. Around 5:00, there are shots of Korean civilians on the move with all their belongings, possibly as refugees of the war. At the 5:20 mark is footage of a USO Camp Show featuring an unknown female performer (some of this footage is flopped). American tanks are seen at the 6:40 mark, helicopters at the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Korean War, Home Movies, Film
This silent compilation film showcases some of the most ridiculous flying machines ever constructed. It also contains fabulous footage of early airplane stunts and barnstormers, including the famed pilots Earl Daugherty of Long Beach, California and Florida's Bill Lindley. Stunts by the "13 Black Cats" group of stunt pilots are also included. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage... Topics: Barnstorming, Early Flying Machines, Aviation, Pilot, Footage
Made by the Arthur Barr organization in 1960, Stagecoach Westward tells the story of the stagecoach and shows how it helped open the West to settlers and "civilization." Arthur Barr started his company in 1937 after working as an audio-visual technician for the Pasadena City Schools. His company was famous for its well-made, if low-budget, educational films. This one is no exception, showing in detail how the stage was operated and making students familiar with the terminology... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, Stagecoach
This 1940s travelogue was made by the Nesbitt's Fruit Company and uses the premise of -- what else? -- a television show. The film shows various scenes in Southern California and Los Angeles, including of course fruit production and the making of Nesbitt's products including its famous orange soda. Some of the sights in the film include Union Station, Olivera Street, La Brea Tar Pits, oil fields (3:45), navel orange groves (with spraying of pesticides by the gallon seen at 6:30), and... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Fruit, California, Nesbitt's Soda Pop, Nesbitt's, Soda Pop, Sunkist...
This tribute to the Third Army in World War II details its 281 days of combat duty, from France and Belgium and into Germany in 1944-45, including the Battle of the Bulge. Features footage of General George S. Patton and the troops he commanded.The United States Army Central (formerly the Third Army) is a military formation of the United States Army, which saw service in World War I and World War II, in the 1991 Gulf War, and in the coalition liberation of Iraq. It is best known for its... Topics: World War II, George S Patton, United States Army Central, WW2, Germany, Stock footage, Periscope...
-this version of the film dates from 1953. A revised version of the film can also be seen on our Youtube channel from the 1960s.Created in the year 1953 by the Shell Oil Company, -The Fossil Story- explains the importance of fossils to geologists who are searching for oil, and examines the role of paleontologists in interpreting the nature of the pre-historic world. This film was one of a series created by Shell to educate the public about geology, oil exploration, and the petroleum industry in... Topics: Fossils, Stock footage, Periscope Film, Georgia, Fossil, Oil Exploration, Royal Dutch Shell,...
This 1946 color travelogue of Washington, D.C. was (judging from the lack of traffic) shot during WWII and released in 1946 by the Byron organization. Created by the Greater National Capital Committee of the Washington Board of Trade, INVITATION TO THE NATION shows the many tourist sights of the District of Columbia and its environs, including Mount Vernon. Some of the iconic places in the film include the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, Tomb of the Unknown... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War II, Washington, Trolley Cars, Washington D.C.
This silent film shows U.S. Navy personnel as part of the Navy Marine Mammal Program working with a pilot whale to recover a practice torpedo.The origins of the NMMP program date back to 1960, when a Pacific White-sided Dolphin was acquired for hydrodynamic studies seeking to improve torpedo performance. The aim was to determine whether dolphins had a sophisticated drag-reduction system, but the technology of the day failed to demonstrate that dolphins have any unusual capabilities in this... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Navy, United States Navy Marines, Pilot Whale, Whale,...
Made by Australia's National Film Board in 1951, "North to the Sun" shows a tourist view of Far North Queensland. It investigates what underpins the tropical north and discovers it is more than just a holiday destination. It is a place where jungle has given way to the cultivation of sugar cane and tobacco, and where prosperous communities of Australians have proved that the Australian tropics are a pleasant place to live in and that industry is generously rewarded there. Produced... Topics: Periscope film, Stock Footage, Film, Tobacco, Cairns, Travel Literature, Australia, Film
Prepared by the British and then released by the U.S. Army Air Force's Aeronautical Lab at Wright Field, this film shows two German weapons developments: a nitric acid rocket motor, a German armor piercing bomb and a spherical bouncing bomb with rocket assist motor. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States, Army Air Force, Air Force, Nazi's, World War II
Created in the 1930s, this silent German educational film shows images of Mount Vesuvius near Naples, Italy, as well as the destruction caused by the eruption of Mt. Etna in 1928. The eruption ended up destroying the town of Mascali, situated low on the eastern flank of the volcano. Mount Etna (Italian: Etna, Sicilian: Mungibeddu or a Muntagna, Latin: Aetna) is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, in the Province of Catania, between Messina and Catania. It lies above... Topics: Volcano, Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Mount Vesuvius, Naples, Eruption Of Mount Vesuvius, Mount...
This 1940s film shows Dodge Motors contributing to the WWII war effort, and shows the company's command cars and trucks that are being used throughout the world as part of the armed forces. While Dodge's defense activities take priority, the company is still putting out some cars based on 1941 designs. Famed stunt driver Jimmie Lynch is shown behind the wheel of one of these new cars, showing how the car and its Powerflow engine being put through its paces. Lynch drives it up a flight of... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Dodge, Jimmie Lynch, Death Dodgers, Lucky Teter, Automobile
Made by filmmaker Paul L. Hoefler in the early 1940s, this portrait of the peoples of the Belgian Congo presents views of native African people, making sure to emphasize their "savage" history and customs. The film starts with members of a tribe Hoefler identifies as formerly being cannibals. The film primarily studies the Bambouri saucer-lipped tribe. The lip plate, also known as a lip plug or lip disc, is a form of body modification. Increasingly large discs (usually circular,... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Democratic Republic of The Congo, Travel Literature, Film, Africa
Dating to 1946, THE HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF OXYGEN is a beautifully constructed film made by Britain's Realist Film Unit and directed by Ronald Gardner with Dorothy Grayson serving as educational advisor. The film presents the theory of alchemy and shows the work of alchemists, followed by the Phlogiston Theory. The phlogiston theory is an obsolete scientific theory that postulated a fire-like element called phlogiston is contained within combustible bodies and released during... Topics: Periscope film, Stock Footage, Oxygen, Film, Joseph Priestley, Combustion, Antoine Lavoisier
This 1950s novelty film shows cowboys / cowhands working on a ranch in Texas. Dehorning and branding is shown, with a herd of cattle being pushed around the plains. A chuck wagon is seen at the 1:40 mark. At the 1:48 mark, a guest ranch is seen where "city folk" can experience Western life. A private airport is seen where aircraft bring celebrities and guests to a dude ranch, and a Hollywood Western movie is seen being shot at the 2:22 mark. A classic hay ride is seen at the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Texas Guest Ranch Ranch, 1950's, Western, Cattle, Horseback Ride,...
This amazing silent movie from the 1940s shows the transport of a 16" / 50 caliber gun barrel on the highway, and its test firing in an emplacement. This United States Naval Gun was the main armament of the Iowa-class battleships. These guns were 50 calibers long—or 50 times their 16-inch (406 mm) bore diameter which makes the barrels 66.6 feet (20 m) long, from breechface to muzzle. Each gun weighed about 239,000 pounds (108,000 kg) without the breech, or 267,900 pounds (121,517 kg)... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Battleship, Artillery, Iowa-class Battleship, 16/50 Caliber Mark 7...
Made by the U.S. Treasury Department during WWII to promote the sale of War Bonds and Stamps, and overall productivity, HANDS shows how productive hands can built a nation. It was part of the Sixth War Loan Drive that began November 2, 1944, and ended December 16, 1944. The drive raised $21.6 billion.In December 1941, the US declared war on Japan and Germany declared war on the US shortly thereafter. This was the starting point for a large scale – and thus expensive — defense program. The... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, 6th Bond Drive, War, Treasury Department, War Bond
Made in 1946, "G.I.s in Switzerland" shows a post-WWII program in which American G.I.s and servicewomen are taken to Switzerland for rest & relaxation in a nation not affected by the devastation of the war. The film was made by Hermann Haller and David Wechsler, most likely as a propaganda effort on behalf of the nation of Switzerland. The Swiss endured criticism during the war for their neutral stance and were viewed in some quarters as Nazi collaborators who benefitted from... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Lucerne, geneva, Switzerland, United States Army, World War Ii
Created by Perfect Circle to promote their piston ring products, THE UNFORGETTABLE 500 presents the 1955 Indianapolis 500. This was the 39th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, May 30, 1955. The event was part of the 1955 AAA National Championship Trail, and was included in the 1955 World Drivers Championship. The race is notable to many as the race in which Bill Vukovich was killed in a crash while seemingly on his way to an unprecedented... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Indianapolis 500, Auto Racing, Bill Vukovich, Dinah Shore
-this film has a slight warp which we were unable to correct--this film has a slight warp which we were unable to correct.Made in the year 1945, WELCOME TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA was produced by the Santa Fe Railroad to entice visitors to come to the Golden State. The film is full of lush images of Southern California, from Hollywood to Catalina Island (7-00 minutes), Santa Monica and Malibu, the Will Rogers Polo Field (2-20), the Rose Parade (3-00) and Rose Bowl Game, Huntington Gardens, Los... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Train, Olvera Street, Los Angeles, Santa Fe Railroad
Made during WWII, "The Price of Freedom" was produced by the United States Treasury Department to promote the sale of War Bonds. The film charts some of the United States Saving Bond and Stamp programs, and shows how they were promoted within industry and civilian populations. The film includes pleas from African American workers, female "Rosie the Riveters", and others. At the 5 minute mark, the film shows the International Harvester Corporation and shows how it... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, War bonds, War Stamps, United States Treasury, Tractors, Prime...
Designed to promote racial harmony and understanding in wartime, TWENTY SEVEN SOLDIERS shows the cooperation between twenty seven different nations and ethnicities to defeat the Axis in Italy. Road signs are shown in some of the 12 languages used by Allied armies at the front, and many wonderful shots of American, British, Indian, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, Free French, Free Yugoslavs, Free Dutch, Free Polish, and other armies. Soldiers from many different nations are seen with... Topics: Perisocpe Film, Stock Footage, Propaganda Film, World War II, Film, Allied Army
Created in 1954 by the Shell Oil Company, "Proud Ships" was directed by Philip Armitage. Across and around the world from oilfields to refineries and from refineries to consumers, oil tankers carry crude oil and its refined products. Proud Ships is the story of the tankers and the men who sail in them. It shows the full scale of their world-wide operations, the scope and magnitude of the tanker business and the orderly control of movements and cargoes. The film is also the story of... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Oil Tanker, Petroleum, Petroleum Industry, Ship, Tank Ship
Made in the year 1958 by Cathedral Films, one of the premiere Christian film producers of the era, TONGUES OF FIRE purports to tell the true story of the mission to Hawaii that introduced Christianity to the islands. This colorful docudrama was exquisitely photographed on locations in Hawaii to reenact the story of Kapiolani -- who at the time was viewed as one of the true heroines of Christian history. Making the film was very challenging, as the producers quickly learned that many native... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, hawaii Language, Queen Kapiolani, Hawaii islands, Island,...
This well-produced home movie shows a trip to Acapulco and through the Panama Canal, made by a man named Lund on a cruise ship back in the 1960s. Some of the highlights include vistas of Acapulco, including resort hotels, the Mexican Navy at anchor, museums,and more. The Panama Canal is seen at the 10:00 mark, and continues through the Canal. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, Home Movies, Canal, Panama Canal, 1960's Cruise Ship, Mexico,...
This film 1959 VICTORY CIRCLES was presented by the Perfect Circle Company, and showcases the Indianapolis 500. This was the 43rd International 500-Mile Sweepstakes held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 30, 1959. The event was part of the 1959 USAC National Championship Trail, and was included in the 1959 World Drivers Championship. The race was won by Rodger Ward with Jim Rathmann in second place. Rodger M. Ward (January 10, 1921 – July 5, 2004) was an American... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500, Auto Racing, Speedway, 1959, Nascar,...
Made in 1943 for the U.S. Navy, DAMAGE CONTROL IV shows the use of the Rescue Breathing Apparatus during firefighting operations aboard ships. Shown is the Navy Oxygen Breathing Rescue Apparatus, Type A-1, a self-contained, closed-circuit device. Oxygen, generated by chemicals in a canister, flowed to the right-hand section of the breathing bag, where it mixed with air previously passed through the canister, then to the left-hand breathing bag and on through the inhalation tube into the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Navy, World War II, Fire Fighting, Fire, Training
Featuring actor Art Gilmore -- who narrated the 1950s TV show "Highway Patrol", this scare / sales film by General Tire presents the various features of the brand's advanced Nygen cord nylon tubeless tires -- including a pressure lock and water squeegee tread that was revolutionary in its time. The film is notable for showing a variety of sensational car accidents including a car driving off of a cliff (6:40 mark) that might have come from the stock footage library of "Highway... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Tire, Nylon Jerry Fairbanks, Art Gilmore, Automobile, Crash, Drivers...
Hosted by Sgt. James Mansfield, this episode of "The Big Picture" profiles the 41st Sunset Infantry Division and the Hell Bent for Leather 1st Cavalry Division, first to enter Leyte and then Tokyo. The second half of the program gives an overview of the weapons used by the infantry in combat.The 41st Infantry Division was composed of National Guard units from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, North Dakota and Washington that saw active service in World War I and World War II. It was one of the... Topics: 41st Infantry Division, infantry, 1st cavalry Division, Weapons, Crew Weapons, The Big Picture,...
Created by Castle Films during WWII for the U.S. Government AIR RAID WARNING shows the duties and responsibilities of the Civil Defense Air Raid Wardens. These individuals were trained in first aid, fire fighting, and gas and chemical warfare as well as plane spotting. During the blackout in the USA, wardens enforced regulations to keep lights out and blinds drawn at all times. The American wardens traced their origins to Britain. During the early stages of World War II, the Air Ministry... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, World War II, Blackout, United States Of America